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will lose its lease. it comes after a long battle whether the area should be restored to wilderness. there was a very high-profile visit recently from sal azar to the bay area. how did that work its way to the top of the food chain, if you will? >> it seems odd, it's just one oyster farm. it had been operating there with special permission, so a 40-year lease that actually expired today. and what happened was the owner, kevin lundy, bought it in 2004, and he was hoping to get the parks service to extend his lease. it really became a battle. you had feinstein saying there are already these kinds of farms. and the area was slated to be destroyed already. >> how much environmental damage can an oyster farm do, and what did the science say about the damage that they were doing? >> that's what's interesting here. the science was the most political part of this. so the national parks service did an impact study. they said, well, we think that they do damage to the local habitat and they are disturbing harbor seals in the area, and that became very political. you have people saying they di
and be in complete wilderness. i really like that about this. you could maybe get a little snapshot of what they are expecting. >> it is an interactive, keck sculpture that is interacted with by the visitor. >> they are a lot about and they fall down the belt. it moves the belt up, and if you turn that faster, the butterflies fall in the move of words. >> the art reflect the commission's commitment to acquiring the best work from the bay area and beyond. in addition to the five new commissions, 20 artworks that were already in the airport collection were reinstalled. some of which were historically cited in the terminal. it includes major sculptures by the international artists. as a collection, these art works tell the story of the vibrant arts scene in the early 1960's through the mid-1980s's. the illustrate san francisco's cultural center and a place of innovation that is recognized and the love throughout the world. one of the highlights is a series of three left tapestries. they are on view after being in storage for 20 years. these tapestries representing various gardens. from his yea
officers with a wilderness program. there are a number of things in the organization in place to start to make change. we have seen this over the last three or four years. in 2008 there were 98 homicides in san francisco. the number is now almost half. i think we continue to see that, as we work with the community. in closing, i want to say that your task force, they do an amazing job. they have the community aspect of this. they're out on the streets, and we will continue to build those relationships as long as we have this in place. thank you. [applause] >> gino, you grteew up in the ba area. -- bay area. how do you determine the gang? and what makes a person a gang member. >> we grew up in the city of richmond. we are known for violence.
wilderness area, but the owners of the oyster farm tell me they do not want to see their farm collapse without a fight. >> in rain and blowing wind, workers cleaned the docks at drake bay oyster farm. 30 employees might lose their job if the company is forced to close. today long-time customers came for a final taste of tradition. >> i think it's terrible. i thought it was a really bad decision to cse the oyster farm. it's been here for a long long time and tradition. >> the owners say they want to stay on this federal parkland so they're taking the u.s. government to court. >> this is washington dc who ignored the will of the people around the bay area. >> kevin got a call from u.s. interior secretary ken salazar last week. the secretary had toured the farm but decided to let the 40-year lease expire on november 30th. the national park service bought the land in 1972. salazar now wants to move ahead with plans kongs laid out then to potentially make it a marine wilderness area, the only one on the west coast outside alaska. >> there are environmental consequences. no doubt if a boat g
wilder, i'm the emergency management coordinate roar at san francisco general trauma center and i'm also representing the san francisco council of emergency partnership which is the group of emergency management coordinators from each of the hospitals throughout san francisco who mead regularly with dph and dem to plan and prepare for our medical response. >> as rob mentioned earlier, one of the primary reasons for the medical exchange is to get an understanding of the capabilities, what can the military bring and what are some of the challenges that we as civilians are going to face when we have this large number of casualties. so what i'd like to hear from our civilian panelists is what were some of our observations about the capabilities the military demonstrated down at moffatt >> i think one of the challenges the city faces in a big medical surge event is if patients have to be evacuated and the bridges were out and how would we do that? yesterday we saw a wide range of patient movement vehicles, basically, and it was great to see all those resources and be aware of them. we saw th
, including ropes course facilitator training. wilderness first responder training. kayak training. environmental training. they did a backcountry expedition. we were a partner and hosted and arranged for swim and water rescue curriculum. i want to thank jim wheeler for working with the foundation of youth investment. we made a sitting contribution in terms of pool and staff to this program which also gave the kids water safety and lifeguard training. what is so fabulous. i got to here each of the eight individuals speak during the graduation ceremony, all eight grow up in neighborhoods where there was no exposure to the outdoors. all eight spoke with great passion of how important this program was and how they want to devote their lives, their careers -- professional careers to helping welcome both their peer and younger adults to the outdoors and give them the same exposure and training. it was touch a touching event and such a poignant reminder of work we do. we were truly honored to have been a partner in the endeavor. now, without further adieu, jamie. this month in parks. ♪
to wilderness but he says the national park service is misrepresenting federal law. the contract with the state of california and the needs of the community. >> california's long legal battle for maernl equality is on hold again. california's voter approved ban on same-sex marriage. the justices were expected to announce whether they'll review the legality. the high court did not take action on several cases involving u.s. defense of marriage act. the high courts next conference to consider pending appeals is this friday. >> the oscar grant case is in court today again. he was a shot in 2009. attorneys for other officers involved in this shooting are appealing a ruling they're not immune from liability in the family's civil suit against bart. the jury found mezery guilty. >> the head of san francisco muni has a plan to appease critics of the controversial central subway project. the muni chief wants tochl tend the line through china town, north, and into north beach as you can see on the map. he wants a station built at old pagoda theater. residents have been vocal. the current plan calls for t
responded to a minor car accident near the wilder road exit. the cars were on the shoulder and officials say the firefighters followed procedure for parking engines on freeways. >> we have a procedure that requires them to park at an angle to protect the scene >> fire officials say ideally they would have had a second engine blocking the lane a few hundred feet away for protection but with so many 911 calls the next closest engine responded to about emergency. >> we were extremely busy yesterday and didn't have two firefighters allocated to this particular emergency. if we had, the outcome may have been different. we're just not sure. >> a car clip the back of the diagonally parked fire struck. momentings later an suv struck the fire truck. >> we are going to evaluate our procedures and take a close look at this incident and try to identify areas that we can improve upon. >> the three firefighters are at the hospital rain expected to make full recoveries. a fourth person, the driver of one of the cars involved in the accident is in intensive care. the california highway patrol is investigati
for paula. shortly after that, her brother found paula in the snowy wilderness. >> last night when my brother called e took the call and to hear him say i found her, i found her. i can't explain it for you guys. >> reporter: incredibly she not only survived but is expected to fully recover with nothing more severe than minor frostbite. >> she was one very lucky person. i don't know what she did, where she had god's good grace but she was very lucky that it wasn't more severe. >> reporter: paula is expected to be released from the hospital early next week. her family says she wants to tell her story. in carson city, ben sosenko, cbs 5. >>> police in antioch say three men shot and killed a man who they thought store their loathe clothes. the -- their clothes. the incident started last month. they went to a unit they believed the thief was staying and opened fire. the victim was not involved in that theft. >>> other bay area head license, the man and -- lines, darnell and tonya washington, are accused of killing coe during a spree in october that included a jailbreak. >>> and san jose in
today putters happily in his workshop in nevato. a trip to yosemite was a trip to a true wilderness where there were no crowds because nobody could get there. getting there involved negotiating mountain passes where the driver could expect their cars to boil over and stop every few miles. motorists often needed that tow service. >> we had a couple of camps into yosemite just for the purpose of assisting cars. when the car overheats the cylinders expand. it slows up the engine really. you know when they head up they boil over. >> there were 35,000 members in the california club when conway started working. there are about 4 million today. >> when we come back on a second look. they're hidden below ground and few know they are there until something goes wrong. the web of pipelines right underneath your feet in the bay area. >>> tonight on a second look oil in california, whether it's gasoline, jet fuel the products that leave our land go into the cars and planes. that means thousands of miles of buried pipeline beneath the bay area. it's likely you don't see them, think about them or
was attacked on ma drone trail in regional wilderness in alamo. man was in his early 40s and walking a heavy set dog. according to the park service it happened wednesday around 3:30. they say the attacker grabbed the hiker by the hair and pulled her to the ground before raping her. the man ran off. >> eric: it happens every christmas season at somebody's house. today the san francisco fire department and other agencies will dramatically illustrate what can happen in your living room. they intentionally set a dried out christmas tree on fire showing you it only takes seconds to turn your home into a death trap. don't leave a live tree up for two weeks. keep it moist and don't put your waut tree near sources of heat. >> eric: i think a lot of people violate two week rule. they have to make sure plenty of water, right. plenty of water coming out of the sky this morning. >> there is the picture, especially a little wet around the embarcadero and standing water in the grooves as you look over to the southeast and seeing the port of oakland but you can't because of the light rain. best radar retur
that was hiking in the regional wilderness when swaultded on wednesday by a man walking his dog. she described the man being five feet, 10 inches tall. she said the dog was brown and white, medium sized with one ear up, one down, she cannot tell the breed f you can help you're asked to call the alamo police department. >> in san francisco, firefighters came to the rescue of a man snuck a chimney overnight. the rescue caused quite a commotion for people living in this apartment apartmenting near clay street and press individual yido avenue. investigators aren't sure why he was inside of the chimney. crews had to loosen several bricks to get him out.l >> and a body wash add shore yesterday has been identified as a man who went missing last week from a tug boat. the contra costa county coroner says a 77-year-old browned he was reported missing december 9th helping clean debris from a ship docked in vallejo. the wod body found by a hiker in point pinole yesterday. >> a leading doctor's group says a controversial preservative used in childhood vaccines should not be banned by 9 united nations. sayi
to see the waves. >> the way i see it, this is keeping the wilderness vibe in santa cruz alive. >> it isn't something you see all the time. these waves are picturesque. if i had my camera, i'd be taking pictures. >> reporter: ehc is expecting a full house at its shelters. they have beds for 250, bops up for an additional 100 people when it rains. law enforcement is also warning people not to drink and drive. officers and deputies are running saturation patrols in santa clara county. dui check points will take place tonight in san jose and gilroy. >> in marin county a homeowner was happy to be alive at this tree came crashing down. she thinks the wind and rain are what caused that tree to fall over. >>> the ktvu weather team can keep you up to date on weather conditions. you can follow them on twitter and facebook. >> we have new information tonight on a hit and run near twin peaks in san francisco. a woman identified as 56-year- old uyi yowl has died from her injuries. we've brought you this story as it was breaking last night. the woman's son said today his mother was visiting from china
. >>> the wilderness areas is apparently ruining the environment. scientists found 567 marijuana farms and greenhouses in a small area. they pulled millions of water from creaks and found rare animals were dying after the marijuana was put into the fields. >>> and lunch is being served right now which features prime rib as the main course. it comes from the house of prime rib which is making the annual donation and volunteers say they are more than happy to help. >> it is great to see people eat a hardy meal and it makes my heart warm. >> reporter: they will also serve a christmas day dinner and this is what the church provides to people all year long. >>> and it is the last day for the curbside donation drive. they are looking to collect 500 hams to feed 4,000 people tomorrow. curb donations are being accepted on golden gate avenue. >>> a strong storm which dumped up to a foot of snow could make for a white christmas. up to a foot of snow has already fallen and it is also creating headaches for holiday travelers. holiday winds could delay flights and the region could get a few more inches before chri
caldecott west 24 at wilder accident blocking two lanes. quick look at our waze app san pablo dam road accident 80 westbound that red line means stopped traffic as it is squeaking by on the right hand lane and shoulder due to this serious injury accident. to navigate your commute this is a great way, absolutely free on the app store or google play. it is the waze app. >>> 5:50. new out of the philippines this morning, government officials say the death toll from a powerful typhoon stands at more than 200 people. officials fear many more bodies could be found as rescuers reach areas that have been cut off by the storm. typhoon bopha slam add into the region yesterday destroying homes and -- triggering flash floods, 66 villagers and soldiers drowned. the government says scores are still missing. >>> controversial photo on the front page of the "new york post" is sparking debate on whether it should have been published this picture was taken moments before ki-suck han was hit and killed there. is criticism on why the photographer didn't put his camera down to help the victim. the photogra
: it happened along this isolated trail here inside the las trampas regional wilderness preserve in alamoa woman sexually assaulted while she was using the trail investigators with east bay regional park police told methe victim accessed the trail using the hemme avenue entranceparking her car in this lot at around 4pm last wednesday then started walking up the trail's narrow pathinvestigators say some time before 6:45pm the victim and the male suspectcross pathswhen suddenly he pulls her down to the ground from behind and sexually assaults the victim east bay regional park police describe the suspect as a white male in his 40'sabout 5 feet 9 inches tallweighing about 180lbswith brown hairpointed nosewearing a tan bowling shirtblue jeansalso waering a silver wrist watch the suspect was walking a meduim sizedbrown haired dogwith one ear upand one ear down in response east bay regional park police say they have increased patrols in the area along the trailin alamo haaziq madyun kron4news >>catherine: new at six. a south bay charity and it's many patrons are making sure people have food for the hol
and demonstrated those capabilities. miss wilder, earlier on you said game changing was a way to describe that. how do you feel being more aware of those assets and what they can do will affect your planning? >> it really has changed. i can tell you on the bus coming back from the actual exercise event and the exchange event, there were so many discussions about what we can do differently and how we can change our plans so that there are more options, different ways we can look at which hospitals are still standing and what capabilities they have and then how to augment those and supplement with strategic use of state and dod resources. and really looking at how can we make the best possible care system stand and deliver after a catastrophic earthquake. and that was extraordinary. it was really, you know, it changed the perspective. if you understand most hospitals deal with short term emergencies, we have things that happen that are usually 4 to 12 hours in length for the most part except for h1n1, which was so prolonged that it actually was a very different type of response for us. but a
-injury accident east of wilder road and were on the shoulder of the highway when another car lost control in the rain and struck the side of the fire engine. the car rolled over and hit three firefighters -- also injuring the driver inside the first car. some of the firefighters had to undergo surgery but no one was killed in this incident. three veteran firefighters -- michael rattary, kelly morris and stephen rogness were transported to john muir hospital in walnut creek. two of the firefighters needed surgery. we have team coverage on the damage and mess left behind after the down pour that battered the entire bay area. but first... lets head over to weather to see if we'll be getting a chance to dry out our umbrellas anytime soon. i'm brian? >> tuesday, it looks like we finally see some of break of the sun and clouds. finally also, tomorrow some sunshine. it to dry out of this rainfall. >> kron4's maureen kelly was in san francisco where the heavy morning rain created a lot of problems that lasted long after the skies cleared. what you are looking at is a crew from the city's departm
a tough lesson about driving through standing water. he was traveling on wilder road this morning when his car became partially submerged in the flooded road. he says he office that road because he was trying to avoid an accident on highway 24. he was stuck in his car for awhile before climbing out through the driver's side window. >> it was raining so hard i could not tell it was flooded. and we drove in there and my car died and realized i am if a foot and a half of water. don't under estimate puddles. >>> sierra ski resort operators are thrilled with the results of the last few storms, as much as three feet of new water fell. the snow filed up in drifts that made driving a little chick tricky. no fell this morning and then again this afternoon. >> as of this morning we were reporting 33 inches, our base, 6400. so, we got it good up there. then, like i said, the system moving in today. i would not be surprised another foot up this. >> it was slow going for big rigs, passing through the truck scales. the roads were slick. as you can see, snow on the side of the highway. the caltrans web s
to a 9 injury accident east of wilder wrote on the shoulder of the highway when another car lost control and the rain and struck the side of the fire engine. the car rolled over and hit three firefighters. the driver of the first car was also hit in that crash. the three veteran firefighters in the hospital. there at john muir medical center this morning. two of them needed surgery but they are all expected to survive. >> a 14 year-old boy charged as a adult in charge of a sexual assault and kidnapping of a 65 year-old woman. caviar king of the the the woman and forced her to drive several miles before he sexually assaulted and beat her. he left her tied up in a ditch and try to ransom her location to her family. his arraignment had been rescheduled for today. >> san jose has 43rd homicide of the year which matched its 2 decade high. the most recent was a 17 year-old boy who was gunned down and murdered by name as a residential street on friday. the killing is believed to be gang-related. the 2011 total was double the previous year's number of homicides. >> oakland police officers have m
will have to leave within 90 days and the area will return to wilderness. >>> some are allowing people to return overdue fines in an unusual way. they are operating a project they call food for fines. people who return books or dvds late can give food. they will be donated and they are also accept being donations from people who just want to do a good deed. let's check in with tara who is in for sal castaneda. >>> every morning we see that sort of congestion but it is starting just now so be aware of it. and at the 880 interchange traffic is flowing nicely on 280 and 880. on the right-hand side, those brake lights are moving and folks are driving on to fremont. it is 5:26 let head to steve. >>> eventually we will get something out of this but again this is much weaker than the three we saw over the weekend. carry an umbrella, i don't think you will need it this morning but it looks like late tonight and we will keep an eye on things to the north, it looks like a 10th of an inch to an inch in this one, pam. >>> a car burst into flames, what police discovered at the scene and why they ar
the gaps are and what we need to do to smooth those out. i'll also reference lan wilder if i can. she said something that was pretty revealing. prior to yesterday and getting out on the beach and seeing us, her thinking was just to ride out the disaster. now she feels like she's in a position where she can do some strategic thinking and strategic planning, which is really an obligation for all of us in charge. as captain jones said earlier this morning, we do not know what this is going to look like and it's certainly not going to look like what we anticipate. but having us understand how to react and how to interact with each other will give us a basis upon which we can go forward and move hopefully very quickly to salvage what we can in the event of a complex catastrophe. thank you. >> and admiral zukunft, we heard a little about from captain stow about the different authorities that the coast guard can bring to bear in different situations. but could you talk a little bit about the partnerships and relationship and how that plays across the coast guard mission set? >> well, first i'll t
westbound this morning. 24 west wilder accident still blocking two lanes san francisco north 280 accident blocking a lane there here's a look at drive times 580 not bad highway 4 not so bad typical but there is your commute carquinez bridge into the maze 45 minutes if you look at your waze app you can see from pinole valley road very slow 80 westbound due to earlier accident at san pablo dam road, bumper-to-bumper just give yourself time should be clearing out free app you can download at the app or or google play. >>> live to cortamadera look outside you can see the rain causing pooling water on lucky drive, persistent problem in the north bay whenever it rains here's video from earlier north of there on highway 101 near sir francis drake. as mike mentioned the wet weather is expected to continue throughout the morning you will want to stay with the abc7 morning news for the latest information. coming up, back live to terry mcsweeney for an update on the conditions. >>> more rain definitely a concern in marin county for some still digging out off a -- digging out. one resident snapped th
a creek within the snow regional wilderness area. the purpose of the project is to replace an existing wooden bridge with a new concrete and steel bridge that can accommodate vehicular and pedestrian traffic. the existing bridge was constructed in the 1930s and refurbished in the 1960s. the maximum loading capacity is limited to 8 tons and this restricts fire, maintenance, and cattle transport vehicles from accessing the bridge. these vehicles must use a nearby low water creek crossing to access facilities within the watershed and can only do so when water levels allow. we have been working with various agencies to eliminate low water creek crossings within our watershed and this is one of them. the main purpose of the project is to construct a new bridge that can accommodate up to 63 ton loading, eliminate the need for vehicles to cross through alameda creek and thereby enhancing the conditions of alameda creek and allow year round access and decrease long term maintenance costs associated with the wooden bridge. a mitigated negative declaration was prepared according to the citi qua
after that, her brother found paula in the snowy wilderness. >> when that call came from my brother, it was a miracle. >> reporter: incredibly, paula not only survived but is expected to fully recover from nothing more than severe than minor frostbite. >> she was one very lucky person. i don't know what she did, what footwear she had, god's good grace, but she was lucky it wasn't more severe. >> reporter: physically she will be fine but her doctor says her psychological healing will take longer after a week- long nightmare. she will recover with an extremely thankful and loving family by her side. >> and last night when my brother called, i took the call, and to hear him say, i found her, i found her, i -- i can't explain it for you guys. [ crying ] >> reporter: and paula is expected to be released from the hospital next week. her family tells us that she wants to tell her story. live in carson city, ben sosenko, cbs 5. >>> a new lawsuit is taking aim at what one group says are dangerous chemicals in products for infants and children. the center for environmental health in oakland f
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